Team News: Bristol Ladies v Wasps

first_imgLagi Tuima and Caity Mattinson, who were named in their first ever England squad for the upcoming Old Mutual Wealth Series against Canada on Thursday, return to the starting line-up for the ladies at centre and scrum-half respectively.Lilian Stoeger is also included and will be looking to continue her great form in the Tyrrell’s Premier 15s after the winger bagged six tries in her first three outings of the season. The fly-half position is filled by Lucy Attwood who has had an impressive start to the season, while Amber Reed will start in the number twelve jersey this week.  Clara Nielson finds herself back at hooker with Abbie Parsons coming in at tight-head and Caryl Thomas continuing at loose-head prop.There is a new back-row this week compared to last with Poppy Leitch, Claire Molloy and Izzy Noel-Smith all returning as Bristol look to bounce back from their loss away to Harlequins.Jessie Hood and Brooke Bradley come into the twenty-two-woman match day squad as replacements and will be looking to make an impact when they get on the pitch at Cleve RFC. Bristol Ladies squad to face Wasps Ladies at Cleve RFC on Saturday 28th October (2pm KO): 15. Cat McNaney, 14. Lillian Stoeger, 13. Lagi Tuima, 12. Amber Reeds, 11. Sydney Gregson, 10. Lucy Attwood, 9. Caity Mattinson; 1. Caryl Thomas, 2. Clara Nielson, 3. Abbie Parsons, 4. Amelia Buckland-Hurry, 5. Kate Newton, 6. Poppy Leitch, 7. Claire Molloy, 8. Izzy Noel-Smith.Replacements: 16. Jessie Hood, 17. Ellie Mulhearn, 18. Carys Phillips, 19. Daisie Mayes 20. Hollie Cunningham, 21. Brooke Bradley, 22. Maeve Liston.last_img

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